Update: Things keep getting better! After working closely with PETA for nearly two years to end tests on animals and demonstrating significant contributions to global efforts to stop tests on animals, Avon Products, Inc., has officially been added to PETA’s “Working for Regulatory Change” list.
Things keep getting BETTER! After working with PETA for nearly 2 years, Avon Products Inc. has officially been added to PETA’s “Working for Regulatory Change” list.
We look forward to @AvonWorldwide joining our #BeautyWithoutBunnies program in the future. https://t.co/s0Gm9BBmCi pic.twitter.com/lN6XxgZIA8
— PETA (@peta) December 16, 2019
Avon Products, Inc., is no longer testing on animals anywhere in the world and is putting systems in place to ensure that none of its suppliers test on animals, either. When that process is complete, the company will be moved to our cruelty-free list.
We’re delighted to welcome the company to our “Working for Regulatory Change” list.
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Originally posted December 12, 2019:
Huge progress! Avon Products, Inc., has stopped all regulatory-required tests on animals everywhere in the world, including in China. This is the first crucial step to becoming cruelty-free.
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PROGRESS! Avon Products Inc. takes a huge step in the right direction by ending all regulatory-tests on animals around the world. PETA is delighted to be helping them through this process. Tap the link in our profile to learn more: http://peta.vg/2o6s #Animals #AnimalRights #AvonProducts #Avon #GoVegan #GoVeg #EndSpeciesism #PETA
Now the company is working with its suppliers to make sure that no ingredients are tested on animals.
“Avon will focus on working with suppliers on their animal testing policies for ingredients used in Avon’s products. Meanwhile Avon will continue to work with its partners to push for regulatory change and greater acceptance of alternatives to animal testing,” the company said.
We have been delighted to work with the company throughout this process and have appreciated its thoughtful approach to ensuring that any of its products sold in China will never be tested on animals. We look forward to continuing this work.
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Note: Avon Products, Inc., is a separate company from New Avon. Avon Products, Inc., sold its North America business in 2016 to a separate company (New Avon) and now sells products under the Avon brand everywhere in the world except in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.